Lucky Jim. London: Victor Gallancz, 1953. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, original dust-jacket. Spine slightly cocked, small nick at rear pastedown, head and tail of spine nudged; jacket with 2 cm closed tear to upper right of lower panel, light shelfwear.
A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF AMIS'S FIRST BOOK, a darkly comic masterpiece that "may be the funniest book of the past half century" according to Christopher Hitchens. TIME Hundred Best.